Description: Interviews with legislative leaders during the Knight/Brown administrations. Copies of photographs and of supporting documentary material inserted. Issues discussed
include party organization and campaigns; California water plan; legislative
reapportionment; capital punishment and the Caryl Chessman case; mental health;
civil rights; oil industry and politics; education; government reorganization;
etc. Interviewees, and titles of interviews, v. 1; Thomas W. Caldecott.
Perspectives on the Republican Party and the Legislature: A Prominent
Assemblyman Reviews the Goodwin Knight Era. Hugo Fisher. State Senator from San
Diego, 1958-1962. Frank D. Lanterman. Crusades of a Republican Legislative
Leader, 1951-1978; Water, Mental Health, Education, Ways and Means. Richard
Richards. South of the Tehachapis: A Southern California Senator Comments on
the 1953-1966 era. Interviewees, and titles of interviews, v. 2; Bruce F.
Allan. California Oil and Water, and the Politics of Reform, 1953-1960. Hugh M.
Burns. Legislative and Political Concerns of the Senate Pro Tem, 1957-1970.
With an introduction by Richard E. Combs. Luther H. Lincoln. Young Turk to
Speaker of the California Assembly, 1948-1958. Joseph A. Rattigan. A Judicial
Look at Civil Rights, Education, and Reapportionment in the State Senate,
1959-1966. Bruce W. Sumner. California State Assemblyman and Chairman of the
Constitution Revision Commission, 1964-1970. With these, 1 portfolio: copies of
documentary material supporting Richards interview.
Call Number: Phonotape 1365 C, A; Phonotape 2601 A
Interviewer: Morris, Gabrielle; Rowland, James; Sharp, Sarah
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